This transmission electron microscope image shows SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, isolated from a patient in the U.S., emerging from the surface of cells cultured in the lab. (NIAID/TNS)

This transmission electron microscope image shows SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, isolated from a patient in the U.S., emerging from the surface of cells cultured in the lab. (NIAID/TNS)

80 new confirmed COVID-19 cases statewide, 1 death

Bulk continues to be centered in Anchorage.

Sixty-one residents and 19 nonresident cases of the coronavirus were confirmed Sunday and reported Monday by the state, bringing Alaska to more than 4,000 cumulative cases.

One new death was also reported bringing the number of Alaskans who have died with the coronavirus to 25, according to Alaska Department of Health and Social Services. The deceased was an Anchorage man in his 70s, according to the state.

Of the newly reported cases, three residents and one nonresident case are in Juneau, according to DHSS. So far, 91 residents have tested positive for COVID-19, according to City and Borough of Juneau’s COVID-19 dashboard. Seven of those cases are active, according to the city; 83 residents have recovered; and one resident, who had been living outside of the state, died with COVID-19.

There have been 63 nonresident cases in Juneau, according to the city, 27 are active and 36 people have recovered.

Roughly two-thirds, 40, of the new cases are in Anchorage, according to state data. No other borough or census area reported a double-digit increase in cases.

Of the residents, 30 are men and 31 are women. The largest group, 22 of the resident cases, were in the 20-29 range. Currently, 28 patients with confirmed cases are hospitalized, with another 10 cases under investigation, according to DHSS.

So far, 135 people have been hospitalized with COVID-19, according to state data.

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Statewide, 3,341 residents and 946 nonresidents have tested positive for COVID-19, according to state data. So far, 946 people have recovered, and 2,370 cases are considered active.

• Contact reporter Michael S. Lockett at 757-621-1197 or lockett@juneauempire.com.

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